any of various strong, often sheer cotton fabrics of plain weave, esp., a heavy variety used for sheets, pillowcases, etc.
Origin of muslinFrench mousseline from Italian mussolino from mussolo, muslin, after Mussolo ( from Arabic Mau?il), Mosul, city in Iraq, where it was made
Any of various sturdy cotton fabrics of plain weave.
Origin of muslinFrench mousseline from Italian mussolina from Mussolo , Mosul, Iraq from Arabic(al-)Maw&slowdot;il from maw&slowdot;il place of joining from wa&slowdot;ala to join w&slowdot;l
- (textile) Any of several varieties of thin cotton cloth.
- (US) Fabric made of cotton, flax (linen), hemp, or silk, finely or coarsely woven.
- A term used for a wide variety of tightly-woven thin fabrics, especially those used for bedlinen. (US) Woven cotton or linen fabrics, especially when used for items other than garments.
- A dressmaker's pattern made from inexpensive cloth for fitting.